Published on : Wednesday, September 22, 2021
On Wednesday, a luxury cruise liner from Mumbai with around 1,200 passengers on board will arrive at Kochi, indicating Kerala’s reopening of the pandemic-hit tourism to upcountry visitors.
Around 5 a.m., the luxury liner, MV Empress of Cordelia Cruises, will anchor at the Kochi Port. At Kochi, roughly 800 guests on the ship from other states will come ashore to travel around the city and its adjoining adhering to COVID-19 protocol.
The cruise tourists will be taken to Mattancherry and Fort Kochi, along with several historical attractions for which Kochi is well-known. On the backwaters, an exotic boat ride is part of their visit to the ‘Queen of Arabian Sea’.
In the press release, Tourism Minister, P.A. Mohamed Riyas, explained that the influx of domestic tourists emphasized a promising kick-start to the full-scale recommencement of Kerala tourism.
Venu V., Additional Chief Secretary, Tourism, stated that Kerala tourism was fast reconfiguring itself from the COVID-19 disruption. Destinations across the State were getting ready to receive guests.
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